October 22, 2015
In This Issue
Upcoming Events
Smart Thermostat Rebates
Comprehensive Plan Update Forum
Best Pizza in Lancerland
Trinity Lutheran Community Clinic
Turkey Trot 5K

 Community Coupons  
Upcoming Events

October 23 & 24: Roselle United Methodist Church hosting "Craftapalooza" event, open to the community.
All participants will will have a dedicated crafting space. Hours: Friday, October 23, 5:00 to 10:00 p.m.; Saturday, October 24, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Fee is $25 for Friday only, $40 for Saturday only, or $55 for both days. Meals and snacks are included.

October 30: Deadline to donate socks in the "Socktober" bin at Village Hall. The Village of Roselle is partnering with Socks & Souls, this October to join the national Socktober movement to prove that even the smallest acts of kindness, like donating a pair of socks, can make a big difference in the lives of our neighbors who are homeless.

October 31: Halloween Trick-or-Treat hours 4:00 to
8:00 p.m.

November 6: Beatles tribute band American English concert, hosted by American Legion Post 1084, at Lake Park High School West Campus, 500 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., show starts at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased at the American Legion Hall, 344 E. Maple Ave. or by calling Fred Hossfeld, Jr. at (630) 894-8524. All proceeds will benefit disabled veterans at Hines VA Hospital.
Smart Thermostat Rebates Available

 Last week, ComEd and Nicor announced a program designed to get 1 million "smart" thermostats into their service area homes by 2020. The program offers rebates and discounts on smart thermostats. Whether you choose to have your smart thermostat installed by a professional or do it yourself, savings are available.  

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Village Hosting Public Engagement Forum for Comprehensive Plan Update October 28  
The public feedback phase of the Village's Comprehensive Plan update continues, with a public forum on Wednesday, October 28 in the Council Chambers at Village Hall, 31 S. Prospect St., from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The Village's consultant team, Ginkgo Planning and Design, Inc., will facilitate the forum.

Models, drawings, presentations, and lively discussions will be included, as the evening focuses on "Big Ideas" like: What are the major assets of Roselle that should be preserved and strengthened? What is missing in Roselle today? What are the three biggest challenges for the future? What would you like Roselle to be known for in the Chicago Region?

All residents and business owners are invited to participate in this opportunity to help craft a bold plan for the future of Roselle that captures the vision of the community and inspires action. Can't make the forum but still want to provide input? Visit the Ideas page on the Comprehensive Plan Update website to participate.  
Lake Park Choral Parent Association Hosting Annual
"Best Pizza in Lancerland" Contest
lake park The Lake Park Choral Parent Association is hosting its annual "Best Pizza in Lancerland" contest on November 5 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Lake Park High School East Campus student cafeteria.

Up to eight local pizzerias will be competing for bragging rights to be voted "best" pizza in the following categories: Thin Crust Cheese, Thin Crust Topping, Specialty and Pan/Stuffed/Deep Dish.

Admission of $5 will be charged at the door for tasters over 5 years old. For more information, visit the Lake Park Choral Parent Association website.
Trinity Lutheran Church Hosting Community Clinic November 14 
Trinity Clinic For the ninth consecutive year, Trinity Lutheran Church in Roselle is hosting "The Clinic",  a free outreach event for area residents in need, on November 14, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Stop by the church at 405 S. Rush Street to receive free professional medical, dental, vision and chiropractic screenings; food; clothing; hair cuts; family photos; entertainment; and more. Call (847) 289-7200 for additional information or to volunteer to assist during the event.
Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk Fundraiser for Roselle Fireworks  
The 2nd Annual Exploding Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk, scheduled for Thanksgiving morning, will be held as a fundraiser for Roselle's annual fireworks display.

The 5K race will start on Bryn Mawr Ave. between Clauss Recreation Center and Lake Park High School West Campus at 8:00 a.m. and will have the same course layout as the Run for the Roses.

Registration for the Turkey Trot is $30 per person, and includes a long sleeve T-shirt and post-race refreshments. Medals will be awarded for winners for this chip-timed race. Volunteers are needed as well. Registration forms are available online at and at Village Hall.

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